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Go figure: Math tournament celebrates 50th competition

| Ken Garner
More than 50 years ago, a Milton High School teacher watched a group of boys tossing around “the elliptical ball” and wished his students got as excited about math as they did football.
Former Milton High School math teacher Nick Walker, seated right, who started what now is known as the Nicholas S. Walker Mathematics Tournament in 1973, taught current MHS Principal Tim Short, left, and Math Department Chair Kasi Allen, seated. Assistant Principal Chad Rowell, right, is a Jay graduate.


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